Pornography has become big business with sexualized images now a commonplace part of mainstream life.
In our opinion: Under the Affordable Care Act, Utah taxpayers are getting back what they put in and more
Even without Medicaid expansion, Utah taxpayers are getting back what they put in and more. How much federal funds for Medicaid expansion may or may not bring to Utah is a subsidiary issue.... Read more »
Underlying the question of which system would serve the people better are two determining principles: the moral foundation of the society and the financial responsibility to save during times of... Read more »
The nature of political rhetoric bends toward pessimism, often giving focus to those things that are seen as threatening or deteriorating, as we are witnessing in the current debate over income and... Read more »
Benghazi has been a political football for so long that everyone except the most bitter partisans wants to see it go away. One media omission ought to be troubling to all Americans, regardless of... Read more »
As many as 30 percent of all online customer reviews for some products may be fake. Retail giant Amazon has taken action against more than 1,000 people it has accused in a lawsuit of peppering the... Read more »
Paul Ryan, has unintentionally and rather reluctantly mounted a one-man initiative to change the role of the speaker. Read more »
Some have suggested removing the ceiling entirely, arguing it serves no purpose other than to give rise to these periodic artificial fiscal crises. In this case, however, it spurred some action. Read more »
Giving colleges financial exposure in student loan defaults would motivate them to think carefully about finding a good fit for high-risk students, steering them to majors likely to produce jobs,... Read more »
The report, “Strong Families, Prosperous States,” presents evidence that states with the highest percentages of married-parent families also are the most prosperous, and that they have... Read more »
More than any other state in the country, Utah has a vested interest in caring for children and in strengthening families. Few investments pay a bigger dividend over the long run than investing in... Read more »
After more than a decade of decline, the rate of highway fatalities in Utah is up for the second straight year. But statistics demonstrate that when it comes to preventing accidents, the onus is... Read more »
Mixed results from the Census Bureau data. We applaud the dramatic increase in academic achievement by women. That will be a huge blessing to the nation’s future. But much more must be done... Read more »
Utah is hosting three conferences on the changing family. Salt Lake is an excellent location where honest and open dialogue on these sensitive issues is encouraged, and where demonizing or... Read more »
Our multimodal transit system, including light rail, heavy commuter rail, buses and a fledgling trolley system, ranks high among urban systems nationwide. We must provide the means for local... Read more »
Bernie Sanders' declaration that he is a democratic socialist introduces a new dimension into the presidential campaign and reflects the fact that many people have a growing concern about economic... Read more »
Mental health is a concern for everyone, especially in Utah where the rates of depression are significantly higher than the national average. Those who need treatment must not be discouraged from... Read more »
The American people would be wise to educate themselves on the nature of the speaker’s office and its powerful influence on the American legislative process. Read more »
Payday lenders thrive by luring customers into a cycle of perpetual debt, and they can get away with it under Utah’s relatively lax regulations. Utah payday lenders charge an average of 482... Read more »
The Social Security trustees warn that “prompt action is needed to prevent Social Security’s aggregate financial shortfall from growing to an intractable size." Read more »
The plan to offer cash incentives for less use of water is manipulation of the market, creating an artificial incentive to conserve. If it works, though, it will validate the importance of cost in... Read more »
The latest mass-violence tragedies have stoked the fires of conflicting gun-control policies. The primary problem of mass violence is that it is a multidimensional problem and policy debate is... Read more »
We are witnessing support across the political spectrum away from the failed “throw away the key” approach to correctional policy and toward a philosophy that is immeasurably more... Read more »
The evolution of the family over the past 60 years has created what some believe to be an insurmountable obstacle to balancing the federal budget in our lifetimes. Read more »
Royal Dutch Shell's decision to suspend drilling off the Alaskan coast is not so much an environmental victory as it is a reflection that the costs of recovering oil exceed projected revenues at... Read more »
Older stories can be found in the story archives
- LDS First Presidency calls 8 new MTC presidents
- In our opinion: Mounting evidence suggests...
- Morning links: Examining Utah's bowl...
- Biskupski calls for resignations of nearly...
- Jeb Bush used 'shock and awe' campaign to...
- Ex-EFY counselor sent to prison for sex with...
- Dick Harmon: Dick Harmon: Tanner Mangum is...
- MWC commissioner says it's probable BYU...